5:04 AM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014
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Lamoriello to meet with Brodeur about his future; Signing Schneider to extension “top” priority

Like most everyone else at Prudential Center Sunday afternoon, Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello got emotional in watching Martin Brodeur play what might have been his final game with the team and the support the future Hall of Famer received from the fans. Lamoriello has been with Brodeur since he selected him 20th overall in the 1990 draft and they have developed a close bond through three Stanley Cup championships and Brodeur’s 20 seasons with the team. “I don’t think you could be human if you weren’t emotional and the feeling. He’s a very special human being and he’s a...

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Martin Brodeur makes a heel save on Smith

New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur makes a nice save with the back of his heel on Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith.

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Devils embrace Brodeur after the win

The New Jersey Devils thank their long-time goaltender Martin Brodeur after what could be his final game as a Devil.

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DeBoer appreciates player support, understands Devils’  fans frustration; “No one’s happy”

The Devils’ season finale against Boston Sunday afternoon could be the final game for Martin Brodeur, Jaromir Jagr and several other players with the team. It also could be Pete DeBoer’s final game as head coach with his contract set to expire and general manager Lou Lamoriello yet to say if he will be brought back next season. There is also speculation out of Canada that DeBoer, a Dunville, Ontario native who was drafted in the 12th round by Toronto in 1988, could end up replacing Randy Carlyle as the Maple Leafs head coach. DeBoer said again today that he’s not thinking right now...

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Brodeur flashes catching glove on McDonald

New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald cruises in on an odd-man rush but New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur is there to make a windmill glove save.

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Schneider not thinking about whether Brodeur will be back next season; DeBoer: Starts not a concern

Goaltender Martin Brodeur has talked openly about likely wanting to play again next season and hasn’t even closed the door on coming back to the Devils – if they want him back. Brodeur and Cory Schneider have gotten along well this season, but both have acknowledged that it hasn’t been an ideal situation for either of them because they’d both like to play more. Would Schneider, who is under contract for one more season and was acquired last summer to be the team’s eventual No. 1, be OK with it if Brodeur were to be back with the Devils again in 2014-15? “I don’t know,”...